Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: Kansas City

Inner Expressions Encaustic Exhibit

By the residents of the Kansas City Rescue Mission Women’s Center, Studio Joy presents Inner Expressions, an encaustic exhibit at Beggar’s Table Gallery. Date: First Friday, March 4, 2016 Time: 6-9pm Location: Beggars Table Gallery, 2010 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City MO 64108 This exhibit developed from a place of expression and experimentation by a group

And then my heart did swoon

I’ve been playing with origami quite a bit lately. Last weekend was the Origami Play class. We made day lilies, lotus blossoms and cranes. And we all had great success! That Madeline made super tiny cranes and then later did this (her first encaustic painting): Is that not dreamy? Her first painting! And I have just

Of favicons and kings

I’m easily giddy. My husband made the cutest favicon for me. My head’s been afloat with boats lately. How very perfect. And I don’t know why, but I’ve had The Walrus and the Carpenter running through my head since. I know cabbages doesn’t rhyme with favicon. What gives? The Walrus and The Carpenter by Lewis

Steamboat Arabia

Our homeschool group met for another great field trip. Today we visited the Steamboat Arabia Museum. This steamboat sunk in the Missouri River in 1856 while loaded to the brim with goods to be sold at general stores in the midwest. Some men went treasure hunting for this particular steamboat 132 years later and uncovered